If you’re from the south then you know that BBQ knows no season! Some people say BBQ is a summer food, I say screw that noise! BBQ is just as delicious in a snow storm (not that we have those in Texas) as it is when the thermometers hit 105 degrees. So, if you’re looking for a quick, easy BBQ that you can make inside without heading out into the chilly fall air, give this slow cooker BBQ a try.
This BBQ is so easy to make and is juicy, tender and damn good. I totally failed at taking step by steps of this recipe, sorry guys. Scroll to the bottom of the page for a printable version.
Grab your ingredients. You’re going to need your favorite rub, some brown sugar, apple juice, apple cider vinegar and a good sized pork roast. Mix your dry rub and brown sugar together then rub it all over your pork roast, make sure it is coated well!In your crock-pot, combine the apple juice and ACV. Put your inside the crock-pot with the juice and vinegar mixture. Cover and let it cook. I cooked mine for around 8 hours on low, but you could do 4-5 hours on high if you’re in a hurry. Once the roast reads 145-160 on a thermometer it’s done.
Take the roast out of the crock-pot and allow to rest for 15-20 minutes. Now shred that hunk of meat with a couple of forks.
Add BBQ sauce to your meat. I add enough to just get the meat moist and sticking together, I don’t like my dripping with sauce. Slap some ‘que on a bun with a little pickle and onion then top with some extra sauce. Enjoy!
- 2-3 Pound Pork Butt Roast
- 1/3 Cup Dark Brown Sugar
- 1/4 Cup BBQ Dry Rub of choice (I use Salt Lick brand)
- 1 1/2 Cup Apple Juice
- 1/4 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar
- BBQ Sauce of Choice (I use Sweet Baby Ray's)
- Combine brown sugar and dry rub in a bowl and mix together well.
- Rub the sugar and spice mixture all over pork roast.
- Combine apple juice and apple cider vinegar in crock pot.
- Gently place pork roast into the crock pot and cover with lid.
- Cook on high for 4-5 hours or low for 8-10 hours.
- Roast is done when the internal temp reads 145-160 degrees.
- Remove roast from crockpot and allow to cool until you can touch it without feeling like your skin is melting off.
- Shred with two forks.
- Stir meat together with your choice of BBQ sauce. I used about 1 cup of sauce as I didn't want it dripping with sauce. However, use the amount that you prefer on your BBQ.
- Pile that meaty goodness high on a big ol' bun and top with some pickle and onion.
If you give this recipe a try be sure to leave a comment and let me know what you think below.